• Professional Cookery

    NPA Professional Cookery (Level 4)

  • Eligible Schools:

    Kilwinning Academy and Garnock Academy

    This is a course for school pupils

  • Location/Day/Time

    Kilwinning Academy and Garnock Academy

    Various times and days

    Duration: 1 year

Who is the Course for

If you are interested in cookery (or think you might be) and want to learn from the professionals, then this is the course for you.

What is the Course About

If you are interested in cookery (or think you might be) and want to learn from the professionals, then this is the course for you. 

This course will help you develop skills in cookery and teach you about working in an industrial kitchen.

You’ll increase your knowledge of food products, you will learn a variety of food preparation techniques and cookery processes ranging from home baking to preparing healthy dishes. This course also includes cake decoration where you will learn, for example, coating, piping, and modelling.

You are required to wear appropriate clothing to meet current food safety laws when in the kitchen. You will need to bring this with you for every class or you will not be allowed to participate in the class. These will be provided to you, but you will need to wash these ready for the next class.

What do you Need

There are no formal entrance requirements, but to get the best out of this course you should enjoy working in a practical environment, have a real interest in the hospitality industry and not be afraid to stand for periods of time! You should also enjoy the challenge of getting to know new people. You also need to wear a protective uniform in the kitchen and bring something to take the food you make home.

You should also enjoy the challenge of getting to know new people. You need to be committed to attending all the classes.

How will I be Assessed

The majority of the assessment will be practical and some will take place in the classroom.

Next Steps

On successful completion of this course you will have the opportunity to apply for: Introduction to Professional Cookery and Hospitality Level 4.

What do current students say

““I really loved the course, and it was brilliant being in a real professional kitchen – it helped me to decide this is what I want to do when I leave school.””.

Start Date

10 Jun 2019

Campus

Kilmarnock

Full

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